Wolfhampcote, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Wolfhampcote, a parish in Warwickshire, 3 ½ miles NW of Daventry station on the L. & N.W.R., and 8 NE of Southam. There is also a station at Flecknoe on the Daventry and Leamington branch of the L. & N.W.R., opened in 1895. The parish includes the hamlets of Flecknoe, Nethercote, and Sawbridge. There is a post and money order office at Flecknoe, under Rugby; telegraph office, Braunston. Acreage, 3855; population, 304. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £96 with residence. Patron, Lady Hood. The church of St Peter is ancient, and the chancel was restored about 1848. There is a chapel of ease (St Mark) at Flecknoe, and a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


Ancient County Warwickshire
Hundred Knightlow
Poor Law union Rugby

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Wolfhamcote (St. Peter) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


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A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Warwickshire 1619 is available on the Heraldry page.